NRA-Supported Case Heard by Supreme Court

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NRA-Supported Case Heard by Supreme Court

Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) says this week’s Supreme Court hearing on a New York City gun control law could ultimately strengthen the ability of law-abiding citizens to exercise their Second Amendment rights by making it harder for governments to impose gun control schemes.

The NRA-supported case, New York State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA) v. the City of New York, centers on New York City’s handgun “premises” license that restricts gun owners from transporting a handgun to a range or other residence outside city limits. After the NRA’s New York affiliate, the NYSRPA, challenged that law, and the Supreme Court took up the case, the City amended its regulation in an attempt to moot the case and prevent the high court from hearing it.

“It’s rare that SCOTUS takes on a Second Amendment case. It is perhaps unprecedented when a defendant, in this case New York City, tries to win by admitting they passed an unconstitutional law and revoking it in a last-ditch effort to stop the Court from hearing the case,” said Jason Ouimet, executive director, NRA-ILA.

“Will other states facing similar NRA-supported challenges “throw in the towel” at the 11th hour as Justice Sotomayor says New York did in this case?

“This case is just one more example of how the NRA fights every day, as it always has, to protect the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans.”

The Supreme Court is expected to rule on this case before the end of June 2020.


National Rifle Association Institute For Legislative Action (NRA-ILA)

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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donfranko
donfranko
1 year ago

Yes, it’s an old article, but good that it stays in the front of our minds. I hope our SCOTUS grows a spine and actually takes the case. They are just considering whether it is moot, or whether to hear it, right now. If I had to guess, they will wait till the last minute, and declare it moot so they can avoid actually upholding the second amendment AGAIN. Seems they are working harder to stay out of controversy than to serve the constitution and American people. God bless our troops, vets, and law officers.

ALL GUN LAWS ARE INFRINGEMENTS
ALL GUN LAWS ARE INFRINGEMENTS
1 year ago

OLD VERY OLD NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Doszap
Doszap
1 year ago

I am an NRA member but this pisses me off them acting like they were the ONLY PRO GUN GROUP represented there, there were like 21 all together.

American Patriot
American Patriot
1 year ago

Advertisement for the Do nothing NRA.

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago

Has ANYONE noticed that Will Flatt, Charlie Foxtrot, hounddogdave and a few others attack the NRA, yet they can NEVER post any NRA writings that support their lies? Only the WAPO, New York Times and Bloomberg state what Flatt and CF regurgitate here with all their hatred along with it. Charlie Foxtrot is definitely a democrat spewing dissension among the ranks. He ever uses their language. DEMOCRATS cause dissension among gun owners by pretending to be pro-gun yet attacking the Second Amendment and its supporters. They spread lies and accuse those who counter them as being the enemy. It is… Read more »

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

You are delivering a really succinct argument here that clearly convinces everyone. LOL.

The irony obviously is that one of the papers you claim to be the enemy spewing lies is the very paper that the NRA itself used to publish an interview with Wayne LaPierre, the NYT: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/18/magazine/wayne-lapierre-nra-guns.html

Dave in Fairfax
Dave in Fairfax
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

TTJ, Your memory is causing you issues, Youtube links have been furnished showing the NRA doing exactly what you’ve been denying that they were doing. Everyone from their 1st President to Chris Cox has demonstrated their lack of interest in the Constitution. You are entitled to your opinion, you are not entitled to your facts.

DaveW
DaveW
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

DIVIDE AND CONQUER!! The liberals use this tactic for every topic from guns to race relations.

Dave in Fairfax
Dave in Fairfax
1 year ago
Reply to  DaveW

DaveW, Very true, that is one part of their M.O. That has little to do with the case in hand. The NRA pretends to be a pro-gun org that stands up for us and fights anti-gun legislation. The reality is that its original intent and subsequent behaviors have little to nothing to do with that. It is a teaching org that has, at best, used delaying tactics, and at worst assisted in the destruction of the Constitution. We are not talking about just the Second Amendment but also about its backing of laws that weaken privacy rights and the laws… Read more »

HoundDogDave
HoundDogDave
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

tittyjohn. You have been provided with more than enough links to documented proof that you obviously refuse to examine. If you had bothered to investigate the documents(many from the NRA itself) with details verifying our claims you would have shut up long ago. You don’t care about nor want to know the truth. Nothing I can say will change your childish behavior of name calling and putting you fingers in your ears crying NANANANA. I choose to ignore you from here on out.

HoundDogDave
HoundDogDave
1 year ago

Grrr….NRA weasels. The only thing that annoys me more than someone not taking responsibility for their actions/failures, is them taking credit for someone else’s effort/success. The AG’s of NY and DC need to finish up and clear the scoundrels out or shut it down.

Justista
Justista
1 year ago
Reply to  HoundDogDave

Looks like they supported this and you don’t want to acknowledge the good work they do.
When all you do is point out the bad and overlook the good it makes it seem you maybe have an un-pure agenda
Thank you NRA and it’s members for what you have done to help this through!

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Justista

Ok, fudd.

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

All you do, Will, is repeat the lies of Soros and other anti-gun communist democrats, along with the ankle-biter small time ‘pro-gun’ groups. PRODUCE SOME FACTS. But you do not. You repeat lies. You must be crying in your Kool-Aid you did not get a toy bump stock. Your dreams of playing Rambo shot down by a BATF TD, NOT the NRA, moron. Sowing discord to weaken the opposition is a common communist trick. Yet, you blithely shill for the anti-gunners. YOU wail and complain, YOU repeat the lies, so YOU are just another democrat stooge. Your buddy, Soros, must… Read more »

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

That’s all you. I’m a proud member of several non-NRA groups that do the actual heavy lifting, whereas you’re shilling for the Vichy NRA. I’ve NEVER voted demonrat, but I bet you have. Or at least, you vote for RINOs. I’ve pointed out facts before, but arguing with you is casting pearls before swine. You won’t heed facts, but facts dont GAF about your feelings. So go blow. I’ve got better things to do, you monkey.

Xaun Loc
Xaun Loc
1 year ago
Reply to  Justista

I don’t know to what extent “the NRA” contributed to this case, either financially or in other ways, but I have to agree with Dave’s observation that “the NRA” national organization consistently claims credit for activities that were the work of state and local level “affiliates” — just like the boss of any organization takes credit for the accomplishments of everyone working there. It was the NYSRPA the organized and originated this case, with any help from the national headquarters coming only later. The same thing is seen all across the country. It is state and local level organizations that… Read more »

Finnky
Finnky
1 year ago
Reply to  Xaun Loc

@XL – I wouldn’t doubt that national headquarters opposed NYSRPA taking any action. Should we praise the affiliate organization even more for standing strong in the face of NRA opposition?

james
james
1 year ago
Reply to  HoundDogDave

NRA fights when there is a reasonable chance to win, that is why you do not see a lot of action in NJ and California. Until people elect the right people nothing will change.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  james

Imagine if the people only fought (by perception) winnable fights. We would be still living under the British crown. The Berlin Wall would still stand. Maybe Nazi Germany would be even still alive and well. Waiting for elections to change things in NJ and California is nonsensical. The NRA only fights when it sees it can make money off it.

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago

More lies from democrat CF.
Poor try, democrat stooge.
By the way, YOU democrats got in bed with Herr Hitler in the 1930s. Jospeh Kennedy led the way.
Good little Einsatzgruppen stooge.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

LOL. My family fought Hitler, but hey, you are delivering another really convincing argument here. Keep going, village idiot!

Rattlerjake
Rattlerjake
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

You’ve really shown yourself to be an idiot! You’re like the fools that willingly support Hil-LIAR-y even when she has been shown to be guilty of many crimes. The NRA has been going downhill ever since La Pierre took the helm as CEO in 91. Do you know his background? LaPierre joined the NRA in 1977 after working as a legislative aide to Democratic Virginia delegate and gun rights advocate Vic Thomas. He’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing! He has been robbing the NRA coffers and compromising our gun rights with the government for at least 30 years!

Xaun Loc
Xaun Loc
1 year ago
Reply to  james

Mostly “the NRA” fights when state and local affiliates have already fought the battle to the point of winning, then NRA Headquarters shows up to claim the credit.

After all, the people who did the fighting were all NRA members, so the credit must belong to “the NRA” — the same thing happens in every organization everywhere — the people at the top get credit for anything the lower levels do that is successful.

Finnky
Finnky
1 year ago
Reply to  Xaun Loc

@XL – Guess you have never had the privilege of working for good/skilled managers. A good manager credits their team for everything. It helps build the team and encourage better/more work from team members – and whomever the manager reports to (upper management, BOD, stockholders, whomever) sees right through braggadocios claims. For mid-level managers, having built up respect for your team really pays off during downturns – when layoffs occur, being able to remind upper management of contributions already credited to each team member can save your team – and by extension save your career. Have had both types of… Read more »

DaveW
DaveW
1 year ago
Reply to  james

There is activity in CA. It is conducted under the California Rifle and Pistol Assoc. And we have had some successes. Personally, I abhor all this back biting of who did what. I am a member of several pro-gun organizations, and I appreciate every bit of their pro-gun actions regardless of how big or how small, when they joined a particular fight, etc. We NEED every bit of support from every corner. We are divided, and as such we will likely lose in the long run. A house divided against itself can not stand. Let’s get it together for the… Read more »

james
james
1 year ago
Reply to  HoundDogDave

BTW, NRA was on board with concealed carry and along with local groups many citizens now can carry concealed with or without permit or license depending where they live.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  james

The NRA repeatedly torpedoed constitutional carry bills in several stats, including mine (TN), because constitutional carry cuts off the NRA’s funding stream for selling material for mandatory training.

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago

You lie.
PRODUCE some facts, not repeat the lies of SAF, GOA and the other ankle-biters or the anti-America activist ‘news’ media.
By the way, why do you panty-waist types use alleged military context in your moniker? I doubt you are prior service.
If you are, tell me your unit and C.O.
I will verify.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

The NRA grifter with his drive-by comments again, accusing everyone to be liars and leftists without having any argument whatsoever. Here are the FACTS for my post: https://tennesseefirearms.com/2019/05/legislature-adjourns-after-passage-of-bad-legislation-and-refusal-to-consider-constitutional-carry/. Where are your FACTS?

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

By the way, you haven’t served, otherwise you would ask for my MOS!!! Clown!!!

DaveW
DaveW
1 year ago

So did other pro-gun groups as well as politicians who are pro-gun. Why? Because the wording left holes in the legislation the anti-gun people could drive trucks through.

What we need is one case before SCOTUS which upholds the Second Amendment as it was intended and as it is worded. There never should have been any question about the sanctity of the Constitution as it was written and ratified. Only those changes which came after ratification should have been reviewed for constitutionality.

Xaun Loc
Xaun Loc
1 year ago
Reply to  james

Apparently you saw those ads from a few years ago with the tag line “I am the NRA”

Yes the NRA membership supports gun rights, and the state and local organizations affiliated with the NRA support gun rights, but there is a vast gap between the actual membership and grassroots organizations and the Great and Powerful NRA headquarters with its vastly overpaid staff.

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago
Reply to  HoundDogDave

Hey, big mouth, why don’t you LIST those failures.
How quickly you ignorant ‘useful idiots’ turn against those fighting against the communist democrats.
You and Will Flatt should get together and trade lies about the NRA.
All you do is repeat the lies of Soros, WAPO, the New York Times and a myriad of small-time pro gun groups attacking the NRA trying to gather some cash.
Poor try, democrat stooge.

Xaun Loc
Xaun Loc
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

How about YOU debunk one (any one) of the “lies” in Will Flatt’s post. That list of anti-RKBA laws that the NRA supported is accurate. Do you challenge that it was the NRA President who testified before Congress that carrying a firearm “should be sharply restricted and only under licenses”? Bottom line, the NRA was not founded to be a “gun rights” organization, it never has been, and it is unlikely to ever become one despite all its own publicity. The NRA discovered the Second Amendment only in 1968. The problem is that the NRA leadership sees the Second Amendment… Read more »

Relic
Relic
1 year ago

Trump the commie plinko made it to where any future democrat can ban whatever he wants through presidential fiat aka decree aka executive order. Trump single-handedly served the 2nd amendment on a platter to Bloomberg & his belderberg cronies because by overturning centuries of precedent when he banned slide fire bumpstocks & when he also rendered them crimes to not have it confiscated. But according to dumb trumptards he loves the 2nd amendment which must be why he has repeatedly said hes receptive to a new AWB

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Relic

Before you throw Trump under the bus, remember this: EVERYTHING TRUMP DID WAS AT THE INSISTENCE OF THE VICHY NRA, SELLING YOU OUT SO THEY CAN STOKE FEAR & COLLECT DONATIONS!!

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

I guess we’re going to have to. It seems that there are Harold fans here who shill for the shill. I’ve noted a couple of apologists who even claim disdain / opposition to his blather while simultaneously arguing that he should be kept on. No matter, I know they’re a very small minority!

Finnky
Finnky
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

– Harold’s blather is always followed by entertaining and educational commentary. I usually welcome his posts so I can skip to comments and enjoy my popcorn 🙂

Justista
Justista
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

As far as the 1994 AWB the NRA supported elements of the law, such as those forbidding the sale of firearms to convicted criminals and the mentally ill. The NRA influenced the writing of the Firearm Owners Protection Act and worked for its passage. In 2004, the NRA opposed renewal of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban of 1994.

I bet many of what Will posted will have similar results if researched
Just because he says it doesn’t make it true.
Which side is he really supporting?

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Justista

All gun laws are infringements. The 2A does not allow for exceptions. If you’re an ongoing danger to society, your ass should be locked up. NRA is playing both sides to gin fear and stoke contributions, they’ve been caught in several schemes like School Shield and Carry Shield that would’ve done nothing but line their pockets. One of those pockets is Outside Counsel William Brewer, who is paid megabucks every month far beyond what even the best top-notch lawyer could possibly be worth even if he and his paralegals worked 60+ hours weekly for several years. Moreover, he lavishly donates… Read more »

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

@USA – They might be able to keep the fudds donating, but I’m pretty sure the constitutionalists are awake and informing others. Cutting the purse-strings will starve the beast, but that’s happening already, albeit gradually. NRA is so cash-strapped that they’re cannibalizing operations left & right to feed the beast (WLP & Brewer). They’ve already raided the staff pension fund and other internal accounts, so they’re running out of options. David Dell’Aquila and his dissident faction of major donors have boycotted NRA so now that the major funding sources are dried up, the NRA is REALLY picking its nose for… Read more »

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

Keep spewing your hate & lies, democrat stooge.
How easily you attack those fighting FOR us as you support those AGAINST us.
Useful idiot.

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

Your trolling will not work on me, and only undermines your weak, baseless argument. If you did even a 5 minute internet search about me, you’d know I’m so Right-wing I make your whole family tree look like a Demorat donor list. Byeee…….

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

YOU continue to LIE. EVERYTHING on your list there are LIES!
YOU continue to shill for Soros, Bloomberg and other communist democrats.
YOU are NOT a conservative, YOU are a rat democrat scum.
All you have are lies and hate. Just what the communist democrats have.
Poor try, democrat stooge. Go give your boss, Soros, a good cry.

Cobra1
Cobra1
1 year ago
Reply to  Relic

I agree Trump screwed the pooch with his bump stock ban, but he is the most pro gun president since Reagan. The NRA is not perfect but as a Life Member you seem like a fake 2A supporter, a liberal with no guts.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  Cobra1

President Trump has accomplished more gun control in 2 years than President Obama did in 8. You did get one thing right, President Trump is as pro gun as President Reagan. LOL.

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago

Again, your lies are so typical of you anti-gun coward democrats.
Because you use the “charlie foxtrot’ moniker, I am certain you are a yellow spine coward and democrat.
Keep sucking for hate and communism, democrat stooge.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

Your arguments are clearly convincing. LOL.

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Cobra1

You forget a couple points: Trump also supports Red Flag laws, and the NRA (LaPierre & Powell) were the ones who visited Trump at the White House and insisted that he pass the bumpstock ban and implement Red Flags, claiming that it was what “reasonable” gun owners really wanted. Obama, gun salesman of the century for all his rhetoric, had a Democrat Congress and yet at no time in his tenure did he pass a single law or write a single Executive Order. For all the hate on Obama, he’s actually less antigun by the strict letter of the record… Read more »

james
james
1 year ago
Reply to  Cobra1

Trump knew if he did not do it by EO so it would end up in courts,
Congress would have passed a law and made it VETO proof.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  james

First of all, the ban wasn’t by EO but by a rule change. Second, President Trump and the NRA leadership convinced themselves that there would be legislative action, so they threw in the towel. Third, the ban by rule change is the worst option, as it opens up the doors for more bans by rule in the future. Technically speaking, every AR-15 is by definition already a machine gun now using the ATF’s existing rules. Since a bump stock is a machine gun and can be EASILY ATTACHED WITOUT MACHINING to an AR-15, an AR-15 effectively becomes a readily convertible… Read more »

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago

Again, your lies suck.
Poor baby did not get a toy bump stock so you can pretend to be Rambo, limp dik?
You and Will must be democrat gay lovers.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

You do not even understand that your posts are self defeating. LOL.

Justista
Justista
1 year ago
Reply to  Relic

Presidential fiat, AKA executive order?
How funny.
Deliberately misleading that you say that Trump somehow started it.
Did you vote for Hilary? Do you think she would have been better for American gun owners?
That was our choices and any firearm owner who voted for Trump did us all a favor.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  Justista

Diagnosis: Battered woman syndrome!

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Justista

Like a lot of gun owners, I voted for Trump, proudly. I have my red hat. It says “KEEP AMERICA GREAT, TRUMP 2020” even though trump lied and stabbed us in the back. Trump directed the BATF to ban bumpstocks, and they did as they were told. The lesser of two evils is still evil, and facts dont give a damn about your tender snowflake sensibilities. And the fact is that Trump was visted by WLP and Powell, pressured into the bumpstock ban & Red Flag; he even threw in “I don’t like suppressors, they should be banned”. Then directed… Read more »

james
james
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

The EO is in the courts now, will be decided in RTKBA favor. Put AR15 and M16 side by side schematics and parts list, Full auto parts are missing from the AR,. Next, look at the US Patent US8127658B1 for bump stock, the abstract reads… (Note: trigger finger is separated from the trigger itself in use) A method for rapidly firing a semi-automatic firing unit (22) having a trigger (24), a receiver (21) and a barrel (23). The firing unit (22) is placed in a handle (20) so as to enable only reciprocating linear movement along a constrained linear path… Read more »

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

Everything you state are lies.
Keep sucking for hate and lies, democrat stooge.

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

@USA – All have sinned and have fallen short of the glory. Dems, GOP, and even the Libertarians with their blanket policy of wide-open borders and globalist mass migration. While I like most of what the Libertarians say, the whole borders-wide-open-anyone-come-and-go-as-you-please insanity is a hard deal-breaker for virtually all Americans who aren’t commie scum. A shame, considering that the Libertarian position on 2A Rights is ironclad and perfect. That means the final fight in the voting booth falls between the GOP and the commiecrats (Dems); and on that note it will be a cold day in HELL before I vote… Read more »

Finnky
Finnky
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

@WF – Well said. I imagine now that trumps in the market for a new running mate – his primary concern is to find someone like quail who’s sheer incompetence acts as defense against assassination.

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Finnky

I’m from Indiana. Let me tell you about Mike Pence, he’s just like that other Indiana dude, Quayle. His religious fervor (something he calls “evangelical Catholicism”, whatever THAT is) is scary as hell. I’m a conservative-leaning libertarian and he bothers me greatly. And if he bothers me, just imagine how a Pence presidency terrifies the mind of the average Commiecrat!! No, Trump’s gonna keep Pence. But not because he needs a bullet sponge. There have already been at least 2 dozen confirmed attempts to assassinate Trump, even though it’s all under a tight lid. All those attempts failed because he’s… Read more »

macdog
macdog
1 year ago
Reply to  Justista

agreed if Hillary, the assassin, were elected We’d all be in jail for possessing legal firearms or speaking out in favor of the 2A. The antif–ks would be her brown shirts. George Soros ( Nazi collaborator) her personal advisor. Alinsky’s 12 rules the new bill of rights. And Russian collusion IE uranium 1 regular order of business

GoBoy
GoBoy
1 year ago
Reply to  Relic

You are full of $hit, it was the ATF not trump

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  GoBoy

So, the ATF is somehow an independent agency that does not report to the CEO of the executive branch. LOL. By the way, it was the DOJ that wrote the bump stock ban.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  Relic

LOL. The replies to this comment are hilarious. “How dare you insult our Dear Leader. Must be a Hillary voter!” This is exactly why we are constantly losing our rights.

tetejaun
tetejaun
1 year ago

You are a democrat. You use their words.
Poor try, lying commie scum.
I knew when you used the ‘charlie foxtrot’ you were a coward lying democrat.

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago
Reply to  tetejaun

You are a 6-year old. LOL.

Deplorable Bill
Deplorable Bill
1 year ago

OK, it has already been proven that the citizen has the right to be armed at home. This one is about the transportation of the firearm from home to… wherever. It’s a good thing this is going to court but it should not be needed at all. The 2A answers all the questions. The right to carry, the right to keep firearms was decided by the 2A. ANY law that says otherwise is criminal and treasonous. My understanding is that ALL the states are supposed to follow the constitution. So the actual issue is; does state, county or city government… Read more »

Baldwin
Baldwin
1 year ago

“This case is just one more example of how the NRA fights every day, as it always has, to protect the Second Amendment rights of all law-abiding Americans.”

Except in Virginia…

Autsin Miller III
Autsin Miller III
1 year ago

Who brought this case? Was it the NRA?

Finnky
Finnky
1 year ago

– Article calls it “an NRA supported case”. Yes the NRA does support it. They jumped right on it after actual gun-rights organizations got it to supreme court level.
That said, who originally brought this case, was it GOA or SAF? Like NRA, I only started paying attention once I heard it was going to be considered by SCOTUS – unlike NRA, I admit I was wrong to not pay more attention earlier.

Will Flatt
1 year ago
Reply to  Finnky

The New York State Rifle & Pistol Assn were the ones who got this case rolling. GOA helped where they could as early as they could, to help NYSRPA get it through the lower courts. The NRA jumped on the coattails so they could boast, and strut & preen like a peacock about how they’re ‘defending 2A’, when in fact they’re as useless as the dried up hind tit on a boar. NRA’s record on 2A is better illustrated thusly:

Autsin Miller III
Autsin Miller III
1 year ago

Little bit. It annoys me mightily when the NRA takes credit for things they don’t do.

Will Flatt
1 year ago

Does more than irritate me. It downright pisses me off!!! I watch local & state groups, and national groups like GOA, FPC, SAF, CCRKBA, and a few others do ALL THE HEAVY LIFTING and then NRA swoops in and squats on all that hard grassroots effort, then boasts, struts & preens like a g-damn PEACOCK about “all they do” for 2A when the truth is, they’ve historically done more harm than good!!! The only people who buy that bullshit are know-nothing FUDDS and shills like Little Harold Hutchinson!! BTW, we’re asking all Ammoland readers to take the time to support… Read more »

Charlie Foxtrot
Charlie Foxtrot
1 year ago

It says it right in the article. The New York State Rifle and Pistol Association (NYSRPA) brought this case. The NYSRPA is an NRA affiliate organization. NRA Board Member Tom King is also the NYSRPA Executive Director. That’s the same Tom King who had problems with 80% lowers a few months ago. A case like this may easily cost $1M to litigate. The NRA itself makes ~$350M every year. This is the NRA’s very first actual SCOTUS case. The NRA has its priorities straight: cronies first, the American gun owner is last. The NRA literally made Billions of Dollars over… Read more »

Will Flatt
1 year ago

Hell no. The NY State Rifle & Pistol Assn. filed suit, the Vichy NRA (as they always do) is simply riding the coattails of this suit with an Amicus brief so they can boast about doing something (they never do), and claim other peoples’ credit. This has been the M.O. of the NRA for a couple decades now. They’re nothing but a money-making scheme for Wayne LaPierre’s wardrobe fund and lining the pockets of NRA’s “outside counsel”, William Brewer, who lavishly donates to ANTIGUN DEMOCRATS & GUN CONTROL GROUPS!! You can independently verify that last part. NRA donor money &… Read more »

KDude
KDude
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

Trump is the NRA’s version of the perfect president. They’re both self serving liars. They both feed off the often as not willful, ignorance self described “Conservative” idol worshipers. Wrenching the helm of this Republic away from this batch of self righteous nimrods may prove more troublesome than is with the left. And disturbing is the fact that the same old forces are behind both……

Rattlerjake
Rattlerjake
1 year ago
Reply to  KDude

Bullshitt! Trumps major fault is that he’s not a gun-guy so he has to rely on what “experts” tell him. All Trump knows is that LaPierre is the head of the NRA and assumes he will guide him in the right direction, which isn’t the case.

Dave in Fairfax
Dave in Fairfax
1 year ago
Reply to  Rattlerjake

Rj, That has been the problem with most, if not all, of his bad decisions. Something I’ve tried to point out repeatedly at the WH contact page. He has made 2 critical errors, IMHO, failure to accept the resignations of the deep state actors when he took the Presidency and allowing bad advisors to steer him into bad decisions. Unfortunately the 1st cannot be fixed until after the next election, and the 2nd is unlikely to be fixed since many of them are in his inner circle.

Rattlerjake
Rattlerjake
1 year ago
Reply to  Will Flatt

Again, I will add for those who don’t know, LaPierre joined the NRA in 1977 after working as a legislative aide to Democratic Virginia delegate and gun rights advocate Vic Thomas who had served as a Democrat for 30 years, most of them when his party held the majority. What pro 2nd Amendment MAN would ever work for a democrap, especially one who CLAIMS to be a gun rights advocate?

jack mac
jack mac
1 year ago

USA: Let’s not be so hard on Satan, he will imprison all these anti-right demigods for eternity. The sooner they are delivered to him the better.